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PRACTICES OF HEWLETT PACKARD

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1005: tabled on 24 March 2005

Tabled in the 2004-05 session.

This motion has been signed by 9 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House is appalled that Hewlett Packard, which is supposedly a quality supplier of office equipment, and is recommended to honourable Members, has the disgraceful policy of replacing brand new faulty equipment with refurbished models which constantly break down and, to add insult to injury, only offer a three-month guarantee on the replaced machines; recommends to honourable Members and their constituents not to purchase Hewlett Packard products, particularly when the company attempts to cover up this shameful policy by hiding behind the smallprint in its guarantees; and calls upon the Government to legislate to stop this underhanded practice.